How countries weigh the trade-off between economic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and military protection from the United States will determine much of the 21st Century’s geopolitics.
With AUKUS, Canberra serves notice to Beijing;
As China increases air sorties, Taiwan signals Australia and America;
BRI frustration festers in Beijing's backyard;
Vietnam angles to offset China's influence over Laos and Cambodia;
North Korea shows growing signs of strains in public health, economy
AFPC fellow in Indo-Pacific Studies Michael Sobolik testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee: Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation
AFPC fellow in Indo-Pacific Studies Michael Sobolik testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee: Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation regarding the 'Strengthening of U.S. Ties with Southeast Asia.'
As the Taliban resurrects its Islamic Emirate, the United States is once again facing the likelihood of terrorist groups operating at will within Afghanistan.
Abraham Accords offer New Delhi a new opening...;
...while the Taliban's ascent complicates India's calculus;
Changing South Korean attitudes about China, Japan;
Taipei warns Beijing can "paralyze" its defenses;
Thailand's unrest continues